Attractions

Explore 11 miles of World Heritage across 2 countries, taking in tunnels aqueducts, viaducts, stunning scenery and charming towns and villages. Things to do include canal boating – under power or horse-drawn, – walking, cycling, discovering castles and much more. For further ideas on where to stop for food and drink, buy gifts, find accommodation and other activities, please see our Business and Community page.

  • All
  • Places to visit
  • The canal
  • Things to do
  • Towns
  • Trains
*cchirk viaduct and aqueduct

Chirk Viaduct

Awe-inspiring architecture and engineering
*Llangollen Tourist Information Centre

Llangollen Tourist Information Centre

A warm welcome to Llangollen and the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Canal World Heritage Site
+pontcysyllte Aqueduct North Wales

Pontcysyllte Aqueduct

One of the most astonishing feats of engineering from the Industrial Revolution
*Cefn Viaduct and roundhouse

Cefn Viaduct

A stunning railway viaduct seen best from Ty Mawr Country Park below
*historical photo of cefn mawr

Cefn Mawr

A town with a significant industrial heritage
*Chain Bridge River Dee

Chain Bridge

A unique bridge spanning the River Dee
*chirk bank bridge

Chirk Bank

There are a variety of walking, cycling and running routes near to Chirk Bank
*Historic Llangollen Bridge

Llangollen

The picturesque town in the heart of the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Canal World Heritage Site
*valle crucis abbey

Valle Crucis Abbey

The legendary medieval abbey was founded in 1201

Berwyn Station

An unusual design due to the narrow piece of land available
*Panorama of Dinas Brân

Dinas Brân Castle

There’s a rewarding walk to dramatic ruins of the castle and magnificent views
*boat and horse at Llangollen Wharf

Llangollen Wharf

A great day out for all the family
*whitehouse tunnel

Whitehouses Tunnel

Navigate your way under the A5 in this 18th century tunnel
*gledrid bridge

Gledrid Bridge

The entrance to the World Heritage Site in Shropshire
*llantysilio church interior

Llantysilio

The perfect place to take a picnic at Horseshoe Falls

Chirk

A thriving local community with a history dating back to the 11th Century
*plas newydd llangollen

Plas Newydd

Capturing the imagination since the 18th century
*old railway line walk fingerpost

Old Railway Line Walk

Created in the 1860s to serve local industries, now a gentle 2-mile walk
*steam train at llangollen railway

Llangollen Railway

A scenic 10-mile heritage railway line
*Chirk Castle

Chirk Castle

Built for defence, the castle is a symbol of power
*llangollen pavilion

Llangollen Pavilion

Welcoming the world for over 25 years

St Mary’s Church, Chirk

Visiting here will reward you with historical art and artefacts
*Trevor basin tuning fork

Trevor Basin

An essential mooring and turning facility with a fascinating history
*horseshoe falls

Horseshoe Falls

A masterpiece of Thomas Telford engineering
*froncysyllte community centre

Froncysyllte

A community with a rich industrial history
*Tŷ Mawr Country Park

Tŷ Mawr

Picturesquely situated beneath the dramatic Cefn Viaduct
*family bike ride on Llangollen Canal

Trevor

At the northern end of the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct
*barge on chirk aqueduct

Chirk Aqueduct and Tunnel

Straddling the border between Wales and England
  • All
  • Places to visit
  • The canal
  • Things to do
  • Towns
  • Trains
*chirk bank bridge

Chirk Bank

There are a variety of walking, cycling and running routes near to Chirk Bank
*cchirk viaduct and aqueduct

Chirk Viaduct

Awe-inspiring architecture and engineering
+pontcysyllte Aqueduct North Wales

Pontcysyllte Aqueduct

One of the most astonishing feats of engineering from the Industrial Revolution
*froncysyllte community centre

Froncysyllte

A community with a rich industrial history
*old railway line walk fingerpost

Old Railway Line Walk

Created in the 1860s to serve local industries, now a gentle 2-mile walk
*gledrid bridge

Gledrid Bridge

The entrance to the World Heritage Site in Shropshire
*historical photo of cefn mawr

Cefn Mawr

A town with a significant industrial heritage
*Tŷ Mawr Country Park

Tŷ Mawr

Picturesquely situated beneath the dramatic Cefn Viaduct
*whitehouse tunnel

Whitehouses Tunnel

Navigate your way under the A5 in this 18th century tunnel
*boat and horse at Llangollen Wharf

Llangollen Wharf

A great day out for all the family
*valle crucis abbey

Valle Crucis Abbey

The legendary medieval abbey was founded in 1201
*family bike ride on Llangollen Canal

Trevor

At the northern end of the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct
*llantysilio church interior

Llantysilio

The perfect place to take a picnic at Horseshoe Falls
*plas newydd llangollen

Plas Newydd

Capturing the imagination since the 18th century
*Cefn Viaduct and roundhouse

Cefn Viaduct

A stunning railway viaduct seen best from Ty Mawr Country Park below
*Chirk Castle

Chirk Castle

Built for defence, the castle is a symbol of power

Berwyn Station

An unusual design due to the narrow piece of land available
*Chain Bridge River Dee

Chain Bridge

A unique bridge spanning the River Dee

St Mary’s Church, Chirk

Visiting here will reward you with historical art and artefacts

Chirk

A thriving local community with a history dating back to the 11th Century
*Historic Llangollen Bridge

Llangollen

The picturesque town in the heart of the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Canal World Heritage Site
*Panorama of Dinas Brân

Dinas Brân Castle

There’s a rewarding walk to dramatic ruins of the castle and magnificent views
*llangollen pavilion

Llangollen Pavilion

Welcoming the world for over 25 years
*horseshoe falls

Horseshoe Falls

A masterpiece of Thomas Telford engineering
*Llangollen Tourist Information Centre

Llangollen Tourist Information Centre

A warm welcome to Llangollen and the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Canal World Heritage Site
*Trevor basin tuning fork

Trevor Basin

An essential mooring and turning facility with a fascinating history
*steam train at llangollen railway

Llangollen Railway

A scenic 10-mile heritage railway line
*barge on chirk aqueduct

Chirk Aqueduct and Tunnel

Straddling the border between Wales and England